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New principal consultants at Frontier
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 16 SEP 2019
... Frontier last year , after working at the Reserve Bank of Australia in fixed income trading roles, as a consultant to the World Bank and as an economist for Macquarie Bank. At the same time, Marcus Nelson has moved to a senior consultant role and Claire ...
Facebook to launch own currency
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2019
... internet and their low costs. The tech giant said much of the world's adult population - almost half according to the World Bank - don't have an active bank account, with even more dire numbers for women. "The cost of that exclusion is high - approximately ...
Chief economist update: Oil market slides from bull to bear
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUN 2019
... prices is likely to intensify as global demand takes a hit from even weaker economic activity. In its June report, the World Bank recently downgraded its global GDP growth forecasts to 2.6% this year (from 2.9% it predicted in January) and 2.7% (from ...
Chief economist update: The Budget surplus can wait
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2019
... recession of the early 1980s," the ABC said. As Chalmers is expected to do. But beyond politicking, tariff wars, the World Bank's recent downgrade to its global GDP growth forecasts - 2.6% in 2019 (down 0.3 pps from its January predictions) and 2.7% ...
India Avenue fund distribution boosted
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2019
... managers are keen to communicate to Australian investors there is potential for growth in Indian equities. According to World Bank data, India is projected to be the world's third largest economy by 2030, behind only the US and China. Last year, India ...
Special Report: Hitting new ETF goals
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 NOV 2018
... mid-2017. Equity indices overwhelmingly dominate over 95% of the benchmarks. The number of listed stocks, according to the World Bank, clicks over 43,000. And there are about 5300 ETFs worldwide, IIA chief executive Rick Redding says, which goes to show ...
TCorp sets green bond record
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 NOV 2018
... million release in 2016 and doubled the Queensland Government's $750 million issuance last year . Separately, the World Bank is partnering with Westpac and BNP Paribas to launch the first Sustainable Growth Bonds for Australian investors. The bonds ...
Chief economist update: The Middle Kingdom's middling growth
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 6 NOV 2018
... of our total exports to China in FY 2016/17. In turn, exports account for more than 20% of the Australian economy (World Bank data). So what's happening in China? While Chinese GDP growth slowed from 6.7% in the second quarter to 6.5% in the third ...
CBA ramps up blockchain
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 26 OCT 2018
... Bank is close to completing more blockchain projects, after it delivered the world's first blockchain bond with World Bank in August. Speaking at SIBOS, Sophie Gilder who is CBA's head of experimentation and commercialisation for blockchain ...
Macquarie boss joins climate change commission
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 OCT 2018
... The initiative is led by tech billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates, former UN secretary general Ban Ki-Moon and World Bank chief executive Kristalina Georgieva. Wikramanayake is one of the 28 commissioners chosen from the 17 convening countries ...
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